La rareté de la main-d'oeuvre commence à devenir un problème criant à Trois-Rivières dans l'entretien aéronautique. AAR, anciennement Premier Aviation, doit prendre les moyens afin d'attirer l'attention sur soixante postes qu'il faut impérativement pourvoir.
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An organization representing more than 500 professional airport operators in Europe wants the European Union’s (EU) rulebook on the use of drones adopted quickly.
Photo: European Agency Safety Agency
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If time travelers from 1968 found themselves in an airport today, there might be plenty of changes that surprise them. But the planes would look reassuringly familiar. The airliner of 2068 is already in the making -- and electric propulsion is set to play a major role.
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Worst Place to be a Pilot tells the stories of young British pilots flying small turboprop aircraft in the wild jungles and mountains of Indonesia.
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Here’s what’s weird: The same technologies that quite literally thrust people and things into space and the future are also the very things that might be holding humans back from truly radical, forward-looking innovations. For now, the goal of human air travel seems to be to keep it going at any cost—as if humanity is still headed somewhere else, somewhere new.
via The Atlantic
International commerce relies on dedicated aerial haulers, from small, single-engine turboprops to cavernous 747 freighters. And if something a bit larger than a lobster needs to be delivered -- such as a locomotive or the fuselage section of a new airliner -- there's a fleet of special aircraft ready to move just about anything, almost anywhere.
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Voici les principaux éléments qui ont conduit à la naissance cette sorte de figure allégorique qu'on compare volontiers à l'hippocampe : - Tête de cheval symbolisant la puissance, - Queue de poisson rappelant l'hydravion, - Ailes d'oiseau, symbole de la vitesse. Survint une difficulté dans la construction du graphisme. Comment, sans nuire à son caractère de solidité, amalgamer ces trois éléments disparates ?...
Heathrow Airport in London has launched a Sustainable Innovation Prize, in a bid to improve the site’s green credentials. The winning entry will be awarded £20,000 and the opportunity to develop their idea at the airport.
via Climate Action
Film from the Rick Prelinger Archives. Wonderful Pan Am promo film from 1959 featuring fantastic scenes of B-707s. Also included are some lovely DC-8 scenes near the end. A must for Pan Am & Boeing 707 fans.
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The four Dutch airports — Schiphol, Rotterdam The Hague Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Lelystad Airport – will derive their energy from renewables group Eneco. The clean energy will supply the four hubs with around 220 gigawatt hours annually for the next 15 years. As of 2020, all of the power will come from new wind farms run by Eneco.